Lacrosse roundup: Mainland girls edge Ocean City in OT: Middle Township's Victoria Deever scores 100th goal
Lauren Ziereis scored the winning goal with 1 minute, 33 seconds left in the game as Mainland Regional High School edged visiting Ocean City 8-7 in a Cape-Atlantic League girls lacrosse game Wednesday.
The Mustangs controlled the majority of the game as Ocean City, ranked No. 10 in The Press Elite 11, never got within two goals until the final five minutes.
Riley Dolan had four goals and an assist for Mainland.
Tess Solazzo led the Red Raiders with four goals and one assist. Casey Hanna added two goals.
Ocean City 1 6 - 7
Mainland Regional 3 5 - 8
Goals-Dolan (4), Gordon (2), Ziereis, Stangle MR; Solazzo (4), C. Hanna (2) OC.
Goalies-Gerstel (14)/Hurst (4) MR; Twiggs (8) OC.
Records-O.C. 6-2; Mainland 5-1.
Middle Township 19, Millville 11
Victoria Deever scored seven goals, including the 100th of her career, for Middle.
Deever now has 105 career goals. She also had two assists in the game.
Emily Risko added four goals and Maddie Anagnou scored three for the Panthers.
Megan Hoffman led all scorers with five goals and three assists for Millville. Corrine Etter had five goals and one assist.
Middle Township 9 10 - 19
Millville 4 7 - 11
Goals-Hoffman (5), Etter (5) Caputa M; Deever (7), Risko (4), Anagnou (3), Colea (2), Bortha (2) McCann MT.
Goalies-Limbeck (9) M; Laing (10).
Records-Middle 3-3; Millville 4-3.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 14,
Absegami 13 (OT)
Caitlyn Covella scored six goals, including two in the six-minute overtime session, to give visiting OLMA its first win of the season.
Rachel DiGalbo and Marrissa Casella added four and three goals, respectively, for the Villagers. Mallory Hansen made 11 saves.
Absegami's Morgan Millar and Nicole Goodwin scored four goals apiece.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy 5 7 2 - 14
Absegami 5 7 1 - 13
Goals-Covella (6), DiGalbo (4), Casella (3), Duffy OLMA. Goodwin (4), Millar (4), Skalitzky (2), Riggs (2), Ojeda A.
Goalies-Hansen (11) OLMA. Ko (13) A.
Records-Absegami 0-7; OLMA 1-3.
Oakcrest 11, Egg Harbor Township 5
Alexis Sutley led the host Falcons with five goals.
Taylor Burns scored two goals for Oakcrest, and Amanda Burns and Courtney DeFalco each added a goal and an assist. Amber Richardson made 13 saves.
For EHT, Mackenzie Meyer scored three goals and Annie Quigley two.
Egg Harbor Township 2 3 - 5
Oakcrest 4 7 - 11
Goals-Meyer (3), Quigley (2) EHT. Sutley (5), T. Burns (2), A. Burns, DeFalco, Conover, Hutter O.
Goalies-Naber (13) EHT. Richardson (13) O.
Barnegat 13, Southern Regional 12
Nicole Federovich led Barnegat with eight goals. Bethany Cunningham added two goals and three assists for the Bengals.
Further details were unavailable.
Southern Regional 6 6-12
Barnegat 6 7-13
Records-Southern Regional 3-5; Barnegat 5-5.
Lacey Township 11
Ethan Tonnesen led Barnegat with three goals.
J.J. McKenna, Ricky Gerena and Nick Anderson each scored two goals for the visiting Bengals.
Brock Torre, Pat Moore and Joe Long each scored three goals for Lacey.
Barnegat 3 3 3 4-13
Lacey Township 4 4 0 3-11
Goals-Tonnesen (3), Gerena (2), Anderson (2), McKenna (2), Magoon, Snowden, Tanner B; Brock Torre (3), Pat Moore (3), Joe Long (3), Dan Cannon, Sayre LT.
Goalies-Drobelny (8) B; tyler Walsh (21) LT.
Records-Lacey 5-6; Barnegat 5-4.